Mama Lella's Special Sauce Pasta! – The Fine Market
Mama Lella's Special Sauce Pasta!

Mama Lella's Special Sauce Pasta!

Mamma Lella's is one of the food entrepreneurs in our family and mother to one of our Founders and Auntie to the rest! She is a savvy, industrious business woman and also makes some delicious meals at home for us. Here is a fast and easy dish that is one of our absolute favorites!


  • Organic White Wheat Spaghetti Pasta 250gr
  • Organic Basil Tomato Sauce 280 gr
  • Organic Vegan Basil Pesto 100gr
  • Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 100% Italian Cold Extracted
  • 1/4 Yellow Onion
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Optional: Parmesan cheese
  • Extra Delicious Optional: Cubed mozzarella for extra melty cheesy goodness


  1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil for the pasta

  2. At the same time prepare your sauce: Take a pan, add 5 tbsp of olive oil and the ¼ Yellow onion (chopped). Sauté till translucent

  3. Add the whole jar of Organic Basil Tomato Sauce. Set the heat to low and stir a bit. Add a pinch of salt and black pepper to taste

  4. Let it cook for 5 mins stirring occasionally

  5. Add 100gr of Organic Vegan Basil Pesto to the pan and stir into the tomato sauce

  6. Once the pasta water is boiling add salt and add 250gr of Organic White Wheat Spaghetti Pasta

  7. Let it cook for 6 to 8 mins and stir occasionally until cooked al dente

  8. Drain the pasta and add it to the pan with the sauce.

  9. Stir to bring it all together

  10. NOTE: If you stop here the recipe is 100% Vegan and delicious!! If you’d like to add grated parmesan cheese and/or some mozzarella, do so now! The recipe will now only be extra gooey, cheesy and delicious…(this is how the original dish is finished)

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